Edwin Arlington Robinson

(22 December 1869 – 6 April 1935 / Maine / United States)

Edwin Arlington Robinson Poems

161. Ballad Of A Ship 1/3/2003
162. The Children Of The Night 1/3/2003
163. Ballad Of Broken Flutes 1/3/2003
164. Eros Turannos 1/3/2003
165. Miniver Cheevy 1/3/2003
166. Ballad Of Dead Friends 1/3/2003
167. Afterthoughts 1/3/2003
168. The House On The Hill 1/3/2003
169. Another Dark Lady 1/3/2003
170. Ballad By The Fire 1/3/2003
171. Amaryllis 1/3/2003
172. Mr. Flood's Party 1/3/2003
173. An Old Story 1/3/2003
174. A Happy Man 1/3/2003
175. Richard Cory 12/31/2002

Comments about Edwin Arlington Robinson

  • Christopher Gozdava (1/11/2012 1:20:00 PM)

    The poem A Happy Man is an example for me of poorly sounding, but a metrically correct poem. One more proof that it is not a form but a final pleasing outcome that makes any art valuable.

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Best Poem of Edwin Arlington Robinson

Richard Cory

Whenever Richard Cory went down town,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favored, and imperially slim.

And he was always quietly arrayed,
And he was always human when he talked;
But still he fluttered pulses when he said,
'Good-morning,' and he glittered when he walked.

And he was rich - yes, richer than a king -
And admirably schooled in every grace:
In fine, we thought that he was everything
To make us wish that we were in his place.

So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went ...

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Villanelle Of Change

Since Persia fell at Marathon,
The yellow years have gathered fast:
Long centuries have come and gone.

And yet (they say) the place will don
A phantom fury of the past,
Since Persia fell at Marathon;

And as of old, when Helicon

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